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Vaccinations Explained

As part of our community resource programs, we launched Spay the Bay in 2016. In addition to affordable spay/neuter services to the public, Spay the Bay also offer a low-cost vaccine clinic four times a year. Click here for current dates and important information. Below are detailed description of common

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12 Spring Flowers That are Toxic to Pets

If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call animal poison control at 888-426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible. Note: This is not a complete list and flowers can vary in color and size. Check here for a complete list of plants that are poisonous to cats and dogs.  

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How to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

Berkeley Humane’s Dr. Crystal Heath and her sidekick Austin the cat, demonstrate how to trim your cat’s nails and how to make it an enjoyable bonding experience for the both of you! Keep it positive! Make sure your kitty is comfortable with handling. If they are purring, then now is

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From Street to Sleek—Thanks to You!

Once simple act of kindness can save a life. For senior cat Braveheart, it came in the form of a phone call to Berkeley Humane in late August 2020. Braveheart was your average neighborhood stray who survived off of handouts and garbage. Most people ignore strays, but some pay attention,

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How to Give Your Cat a Pill

Dr. Crystal Heath demonstrates how easy it can be to give your cat a pill and why getting them used to being handled around the mouth and ears is a good thing! Sit comfortably on the ground and place your cat in front of you Start with a yummy treat

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Cat Safety: Why they Should Wear Collars and ID Tags

Carly, Pet Program Manager at Berkeley Humane explains in this video why it’s important to have proper ID tags for your indoor and outdoor cat! Dog and cat collars serve different purposes. In addition to holding their tags, a dog’s collar needs to fit properly to support a leash so

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